Elementary School Math Interventionist

Position Type Full Time
School Location
Henry Ford Academy: Elementary School - Detroit, MI - hfaelementary.org
Job Description

The Title I Math Interventionist is part of the Student Support Team at Henry Ford Academy: Elementary School. The primary responsibility is providing consistent, intensive, and targeted supplementary math instruction to struggling students. It is our belief that strong skills in mathematics are a crucial component to the essential educational foundation that we provide at HFA: Elementary School. The Title I Math Interventionist is charged with supporting students’ development of that foundation. As a member of a high performing instructional team, the Title I Math Interventionist establishes and sustains a school culture and learning environment that supports all students meeting high expectations for personal and academic achievement through a variety of professional activities and responsibilities: uses research- based best instructional practices, implements the HFA model curriculum framework, develops community partnerships, participates in professional development, participates in school-related and student centered activities, completes all professional obligations.


Essential Functions


Teaching and Learning—


– Take full responsibility for students’ learning


– Implement the HFA model curriculum framework through unit and daily lesson plans and learning tasks


– Incorporate HFA selected best practices in lesson design, instructional strategies, and assessment


– Work closely with a teaching partner, instructional coach and grade-level team to develop and implement inter-disciplinary learning experiences


– Enhance relationships with students and the overall classroom and school experience by supporting and participating in student events and activities before and after school


– Maintain a learning-focused, safe environment in the classroom and common school spaces


– Enforce the Student Code of Conduct as necessary


Curriculum Adaptation—


– Collaborate with leadership team and curriculum adaptation team to develop inter-disciplinary themes and learning experiences specific to HFA: Elementary School


– Establish a caseload of students based on criteria identified in the School Improvement Plan


– Plan and implement differentiated math lessons to fit the needs of the student


– Conduct quarterly assessments


– Provide consistent, intensive, and targeted instruction to that caseload


– Implement the HFA model curriculum framework through unit and daily lesson plans and learning tasks

Implementation of HFA Model—


– Provide consistent focus on and reinforcement of the Five Developmental Areas in formal and informal student events and activities


– Incorporate community resources into learning experiences for students both by bringing a variety of resources to the classroom and by taking students to those resources directly


– Provide consistent focus on and reinforcement of Public School in a Public Space and Work Place as the Learning Space


– Be an active contributor in the shared decision-making process at the team and whole staff level


Community Partnerships—


– Establish and maintain strong connections with community-based organizations, cultural institutions, local and city-wide businesses


– Consistent integration of community resources from those partnerships


– Establish and maintain regular, personal contact with families and student care-givers



Professional Development—


– Participate actively in professional development workshops and sessions provided by HFA: Elementary School and the HFA Network of Schools


– Establish individual goals and work toward the accomplishment of increased professional capacity


– Maintain an attitude of continuous learning through professional reflection and active collaboration with colleagues


– Work as an active member of the HFA professional learning community


Student Recruitment and Induction—


– Collaborate to develop specific strategies to recruit students each year


– Participate actively in planned activities to introduce school to potential families and students


Professional Obligations—


– Meet all obligations as set out in the HFA Staff Handbook

Experience Required

MUST have a bachelor’s degree, relevant valid Michigan Certification, and be highly qualified for the position. Experience in education, target academic content area certification and teacher leadership are critical. This position requires substantial expertise in urban education, including a proven record of effective authentic instruction, significant work with families and students as partners in learning, and integration of a wide range of unique, community resources. An evident commitment to holding all students to high expectations for academic and personal success is also a must.

Henry Ford Academy: Elementary School is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, national origin, marital status, height, weight, age, unrelated disability or other legally protected status.

To apply for this position, please visit http://creativeurbaneducationinc.gethired.com to complete the online application.

To apply for this position, please email your cover letter and resume to employment@hfli.org.
Place the jobID 1707 and job title in the subject line of your email. Submissions are reviewed on a rolling basis

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